Fossil Sites with Public Access

I have personally visited each of these sites.
Unless otherwise noted, all remain accessible to the public with no restrictions on the casual non-commercial collection of fossils.
Click on the photos above the names to see the information on each site.

Sites in the United States

Cincinnati, OH
Sylvania, OH
Paulding OH
Whitehouse OH
Wintersville, OH

Penn Dixie, NY
Ambridge, PA
Kittanning, PA
Aurora, NC
Greenville, NC

Mazon Creek, IL
Brownies Beach, MD
Calvert Cliffs, MD
Independence, MO
Green Bay, WI

Rockford, IA
Fossil, OR
Joseph City, AZ
Kemmerer, WY
Oak Springs Summit, NV

Mineral Wells, TX
North Sulphur River, TX
Jacksboro, TX
Douglas Pass, CO
Pueblo, CO

Payson, AZ
Lake Texoma, TX
Post Oak Creek, TX
Union Hill, TX
Theisen Quarry, OK

Big Water, UT
Trilobite Fee Quarry, UT
Trilobite BLM Quarry, UT
Conger Spring, UT
Bishop Springs, UT

Shark Tooth Hill, CA
Jalama Beach, CA

Sites in the UK

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Charmouth, Dorset
Seatown, Dorset
Monmouth Beach, Devon
Whitby, Yorkshire
Staithes, Yorkshire
Port Mulgrave, Yorkshire
Runswick Bay, Yorkshire
Kettleness, Yorkshire
Saltwick Bay, Yorkshire
Sands End, North Yorkshire
Marske by the Sea, Cleveland
Saltburn Cliffs, Cleveland
Redcar, Cleveland
Skinningrove, Cleveland
Wenlock Edge, Shropshire
Hornsea, East Riding
Speeton Clay, Yorkshire
Danes Dyke, East Riding
Yaxley, Cambridgeshire
Ilminster, Somerset
Watchet, Somerset
Stocker Hole, Somerset
Writhlington, Somerset
Cranmore, Somerset
Dunraven Bay, S. Wales
Penarth, S. Wales
Llantwit Major, S. Wales
Abereiddy Bay, Pembrokeshire

International Sites
Solnhofen, Germany
Hungry Hollow, Canada
Alnif, Morocco

Museum Collections and Shops of Note

The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
Houston Museum of Natural Sciences
The Carnegie in Pittsburgh
Buena Vista Museum Bakersfield
La Brea Tar Pits

The Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show
Natural Wonders - Whitby UK
The Whitby Museum

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